TV highlights: May 8 – 14

2011-05-06 10:38

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Step Up or Step Out


This latest reality show pits some of the hottest dance crews against each other for awesome prizes and the ­title as Mzansi’s best dance group.



Check out Warren Beatty in his younger days as a ­heartthrob and sexy male hairdresser who has more than just a relationship with his client’s hair. It’s the swinging 60s at its best.

Monday, 9 May 2011

Grey’s Anatomy



In a series first, the music that has been at the heart of the show and been ­beloved by fans, comes to life for Grey’s Anatomy: A Musical Event.

Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour



The five-time Grammy-
winning artist headlines
her first solo concert. It
features renditions of her numerous smash hits.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Lie to Me



Cal prevents a man fuelled by revenge from robbing a bank; in the process, he gets to right a wrong by holding a guilty man accountable for his actions.

Dinner Date

BBC Lifestyle


This is a dating show for food lovers in which a singleton must choose three blind dates from a selection of five based on ­menus they have created.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Dead Like Me

Fox (TopTV)


After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. Chaos ensues and brings out the worst in pretty much everyone.

National Security

M-Net Action


Two LAPD rejects – one just got kicked out, the other can’t even get in – must work together as lowly security guards after an altercation at a stop sign turns ugly.

Thursday, 12 May 2011



A pre-operative male-to­female transsexual takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage ­runaway hustling on the streets of New York.

Cheetah Kingdom

Animal Planet


In 1995, cameraman Dave Houghton went to a game reserve to film cheetahs. ­Astounded by their beauty, he chose to stay and has never looked back.

Friday, 13 May 2011

Relocation, Relocation

The Home Channel


Carole and Alan Langman are keen to pursue a dog training business with their daughter Lauren. This week, Phil and Kirstie have to do it all to satisfy all of them.

Featuring Drake

Channel O


Drake changed the hip-hop game with a mixtape and is definitely one of the most sought after acts to date. With a flow that sets him apart, this Canadian rapper has hit the big time.

Saturday, 14 May 2011

White Chicks


Two disgraced FBI agents go way undercover in an effort to protect hotel heiresses, the Wilson sisters, from being kidnapped. Starring the Wayans brothers. So you know it’s going to be OTT.

Runaway Bride



A writer is sent to cover the latest wedding of a woman who’s left several grooms at the altar... The writer just so happens to be played by ­Richard Gere and the ­woman by Julia Roberts.

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